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- Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 48.00
This study is about the principles for constructing polite speeches. The core of it first appeared in Questions and Politeness, edited by Esther N. Goody (now out of print). It is here reissued with a fresh introduction that surveys the considerable literature in linguistics, psychology and the social sciences that the original extended essay stimulated,... more...
- ASCD 2005; US$ 16.95
Expands the use of ASCD's Dimensions of Learning (DoL) program to include not only teachers but also administrators who are observing and coaching teachers, central office administrators in districts using the DoL model as a catalyst for organizational change or restructuring, and individuals responsible for staff development. more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 147.00
The Non-Ferrous Foundryman's Handbook provides a practical reference book for all those concerned with dealing with aluminium, copper and magnesium casting alloys. International SI units are used throughout, but in almost all cases conversions to the more familiar Metric and Imperial units are given. Wherever possible, Casting Alloy Specifications... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 155.00
The Foseco Ferrous Foundryman's Handbook is a practical reference book for all those concerned with making castings in any of the commonly used alloys, by any of the usual moulding methods. International SI units are used throughout, but in almost all cases conversions to the more familiar Metric and Imperial units are given. Wherever possible, Casting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 76.95
This major introductory textbook is from one of the leading educators working in theatre today. What Is Theatre? will make its reader a better playgoer, responding more fully to performance, with a keener appreciation of all the resources of theatre-acting, design, direction, organization, theatre buildings, and audiences. By focusing on the best professional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
In the course of exploring the theatrical cultures of South and East Asia, eminent Shakespeareanist John Russell Brown developed some remarkable theories about the nature of performance, the state of Western 'Theatre' today, and the future potential of Shakespeare's plays. In New Sites for Shakespeare he outlines his passionate belief in the power... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
This highly controversial new book considers how the dangerous offender has become such a figure of collective anxiety for the citizens of rationalised Western societies. The authors consider: * ideas of danger and social threat in historical perspective * legal responses to violent criminals * attempts to predict dangerous behaviour * why particular... more...
- ASCD 2004; US$ 24.95
This book reflects lessons learned about effective use of Understanding by Design and explores how schools and districts can leverage the model?s principles and strategies to improve student achievement, staff performance, and organizational productivity. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 115.00
By considering the entire theatrical event and not only what happens on stage, John Russell Brown takes readers back to the major texts with a fuller understanding of their language and an enhanced view of a play's theatrical potential. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 105.00
The Dancing of the title was in Shakespeare's mind as he wrote: a physical and active imagination. This book explores the operation of the playwright's creative mind in his most frequently performed texts and encourages readers to seek out the performance possibilities of the works for themselves. more...